Definitions for garbleˈgɑr bəl

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  1. falsify, distort, garble, warp(verb)

    make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

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  1. garble(Verb)

    To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dross or dirt; as, to garble spices.

  2. garble(Verb)

    To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.

  3. garble(Verb)

    To make false by mutilation or addition

    The editor garbled the story.

  4. Origin: garbeler, from garbellare, from غربل.

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  1. Garble(verb)

    to sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dros or dirt; as, to garble spices

  2. Garble(verb)

    to pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account

  3. Garble(noun)

    refuse; rubbish

  4. Garble(noun)

    impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; -- also called garblings

  5. Origin: [Formerly, to pick out, sort, OF. grabeler, for garbeler to examine precisely, garble spices, fr. LL. garbellare to sift; cf. Sp. garbillar to sift, garbillo a coarse sieve, L. cribellum, dim. of cribrum sieve, akin to cernere to separate, sift (cf. E. Discern); or perh. rather from Ar. gharbl, gharbil, sieve.]

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  1. Garble

    Garble is a blogging system based on the Jasper web programming framework. It also supports Facebook integration via the About Face theme.


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